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Britain to Join US in Securing Strait of Hormuz Germany and France Won't Help

By Patrick Goodenough | August 6, 2019 | 4:31 AM EDT

Warship to METhe Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose is in the Gulf region. (Photo: U.K. MoD)

(CNSNews.com) – Britain’s Royal Navy will work alongside the U.S. Navy to provide security for commercial ships in the Strait of Hormuz, but other major European allies remain leery of joining an initiative they worry could be viewed as part of a U.S. campaign of pressure on the Iranian regime.

Germany and France have both indicated they will not take part in a U.S.-led mission in the Persian Gulf.

“If Germany were to participate in a U.S.-led mission, and things should escalate, there would be a great danger of being sucked into a military mission,” Peter Beyer, the German government official responsible for trans-Atlantic relations, told a Bavarian newspaper, the Passauer Neue Presse, on Monday.

Beyer acknowledged that Germany has security interests and responsibilities in the Gulf – where German-flagged ships are among those using the crucial waterway for the world’s energy supplies – but said it should rather be part of an E.U. mission.

Foreign Minister Heiko Maas also made clear Monday that Germany would not join the U.S.-U.K. initiative, even as he conceded that convincing the E.U. of the need for a European observation mission in the Gulf would “take some time.”

Earlier, Maas had said that Germany was “in close agreement with our French partners” in the decision.

“We think the strategy of ‘maximum pressure’ is wrong,” he said. “We do not want a military escalation. We will continue to work with diplomacy.”

Maas’ French counterpart, Jean-Yves Le Drian, told French lawmakers late last month that an envisaged European mission would be “the opposite of the American initiative.”

“For us, this initiative is aimed at defusing tensions and facilitating de-escalation,” Le Drian’s spokeswoman said the same day. “It differs from the American approach of maximum pressure.”

Germany, Britain and France, the E.U.’s three biggest economies, are all parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the nuclear deal struck with Iran during the Obama administration.

The E.U. trio is opposed to President Trump’s withdrawal from the JCPOA and his campaign of “maximum pressure” designed to prod the regime in Tehran to change its behavior.

But Britain’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson hopes to exit the E.U. within months. Even as it maintains its declared support for the JCPOA, London is signaling it won’t wait for Paris and Berlin to respond to the tensions in the Gulf.

Another article that highlights the change in geopolitics with Britain joining America to stand against Iran's aggression.  Bible Students fully expect to see the UK separate itself from the EU and become a world leader following BREXIT. Bible Prophecy is very clear on the fact that Britain will be a major global politically leader at the time with Russia and the EU invade the Middle East.  Britain will assume this role following BREXIT along with the Commonwealth Countries (and America who is also of British origin) make up the King of the South (along with Israel, Eqypt and the Gulf Arab Nations) at the time of the end that will move to stop Russia and Europe from invading the Middle East.

God has declared the End from the Beginning and the Bible (God's Word) revealed that Britain would not be part of the EU when Christ Returns to Earth, and World Events have conspired to ensure that has now happened. But we need to keep watching this development as there is much to see yet as Britain takes her place once more on the World Political Stage.

See this Article to learn more about Britian and the Commonwealth Block in Bible Prophecy.

So yet again we see the hand of God at work in the nations to ensure that His purpose unfolds on the earth.  Britain has now voted to leave the EU and will rebuild her ties with the Commonwealth Block.  Together they will challenge the rise of Russia and the EU and their influence in the Middle East. 

See this article below to learn more about this:

Britain a Trading Nation Again